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A eulogy for Measure S

A eulogy for Measure S

From the April issue: In the run-up to the March 7 vote, the “Yes on S” billboards towered over Los Angeles communities like the mega-developments the ballot initiative targeted. But ultimately, that outsized campaign...

A eulogy for Measure S
What neighborhoods supported Measure S?

What neighborhoods supported Measure S?

Turns out, none of them did. Measure S, the controversial anti-development ballot initiative that would’ve suspended any project seeking a zoning variance, was defeated by a landslide last Tuesday. Despite anxiety among its opponents...

What neighborhoods supported Measure S?
LA developers still cautious, despite Measure S defeat

LA developers still cautious, despite Measure S defeat

The party seems to be winding down for those who fought Measure S, the anti-development initiative voters swiftly rejected...

LA developers still cautious, despite Measure S defeat
Not a “ploy”: Garcetti bans off-record chats between developers and planning commissioners

Not a “ploy”: Garcetti bans off-record chats between developers and planning commissioners

Measure S may have been soundly defeated on Tuesday, but a directive signed by Mayor Eric Garcetti on Thursday morning addresses some of the key issues raised...

Not a “ploy”: Garcetti bans off-record chats between developers and planning commissioners
Why did Measure S fizzle at the polls?

Why did Measure S fizzle at the polls?

Less than a third of Los Angeles voters cast their ballots in favor of Measure S in Tuesday’s election — a thunderous defeat for the little anti-development initiative that grew into a citywide movement....

Why did Measure S fizzle at the polls?
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 07: A bicyclist passes yard signs opposing Measure S, the much-debated initiative aimed at limiting development, as Angelenos go to the polls on March 7, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. Voters headed to the polls as LA Mayor Eric Garcettis is seeking reelection against a field of 10 challengers. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

“SHEBANG”: Voters shoot down Measure S

Updated, March 8, 2016, 1:00 p.m.: The results are in, and developers and housing advocates are clinking glasses. Angelenos voted on...

“SHEBANG”: Voters shoot down Measure S
Measure S watch: Just how much clout do community groups have?

Measure S watch: Just how much clout do community groups have?

While they have no direct voting authority, L.A.’s neighborhood councils have become a powerful force in local elections, mobilizing...

Measure S watch: Just how much clout do community groups have?
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 08: Latinos vote at a polling station in El Gallo Restaurant on November 8, 2016 in the Boyle Heights section of Los Angeles, California. In addition to choosing between Republican Donald Trump or Democrat Hillary Clinton for President of the United States, Californians are deciding on 17 ballot propositions.   (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Here’s what’s at stake for real estate on the March 7 ballot

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti won’t be the only one fighting for his seat tomorrow. A number of real...

Here’s what’s at stake for real estate on the March 7 ballot
Biggest Measure S spenders, AHF and Crescent Heights, happen to be locked in legal battle

Biggest Measure S spenders, AHF and Crescent Heights, happen to be locked in legal battle

Voters will cast their ballots next week, deciding on the future of Measure S and ultimately, the future of...

Biggest Measure S spenders, AHF and Crescent Heights, happen to be locked in legal battle
If City Council candidates are any indication, Measure S will be a close call

If City Council candidates are any indication, Measure S will be a close call

If the public stances of L.A. City Council candidates are anything to go by, it looks like the Measure...

If City Council candidates are any indication, Measure S will be a close call
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